Peach Tree News

Camp Fire in Paradise, CA

An Update from Peach Tree Regarding the Camp Fire

Hello everyone, As you are well aware, in a matter of a few hours the Camp Fire burned much of the town of Paradise yesterday and has since spread toward Southeast Chico and to the Northwest through Magalia in Butte County. The firestorm claimed over a thousand structures in less than 24 hours and forced…
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I’m Proud to Wear the Badge

Last month, our CEO Greg Stone was out at the store, when… Greg’s Point of View: As I approached the checkout counter, I could tell the cashier was focusing on reading my Peach Tree ID badge before making eye contact with me. I had run into a local store to grab a couple of groceries…
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Let’s Actually Talk About Labor This Labor Day (Physician labor to be specific)

Labor Day celebrates the great labor contributions Americans have made to the prosperity, productivity and well-being of our county. I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the amazing work performed by our medical doctors. They are some of the most caring, compassionate, hardworking and dedicated people we will ever know. Yet if…
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A Rear View Mirror Look Back at Peach Tree’s 2017

Peach ended 2017 on a truly strong note, with plenty of momentum into 2018. Here is a snapshot of the highlights. Read more now from Peach Tree's CEO, Greg Stone!
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Midmark’s Feature Piece on Peach Tree Health

Midmark, a leading provider of healthcare equipment, recently did a feature piece on Peach Tree and had some kind words to share: “Your dedication to healthcare and making sure all patients receive the health care they deserve is refreshing and we commend you!” See more.
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Peach Tree Health’s Patients Speak!

Peach completed a comprehensive patient satisfaction survey recently, and the feedback was amazing! See what our patients had to say now. Read more here.
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Celebrating National Health Center Week

August 13 – 19, 2017 This week leaders at the local, state and national levels will join communities in celebration of National Health Center Week 2017. Their messages and visits to health centers will demonstrate that not only is it possible to move beyond the partisan divide over health care, but to support and agree…
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Healthcare Reform and Northern California Health Centers

In Sacramento County, the number of Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) facilities increased from 10 to 29 facilities in the last eight years, according to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The growth in FQHCs extended affordable and comprehensive care to a significant portion of the area’s indigent and low-income population, but a looming…
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New Yuba City Health Center Up and Running

After two years of planning, funding, building and equipping, our newest community health center on Tharp Road in Yuba City is now the home of three Peach Tree clinics now under one roof. The hard work and strong effort to get this project completed was well worth it. The building is big, beautiful and well…
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Does Having Medi-Cal Coverage Decrease Emergency Room Utilization? The Magic 8-Ball says “Don’t Count On It”.

One of the positive outcomes anticipated with the expansion of Medi-Cal coverage under the ACA was a reduction in “unnecessary” emergency department visits. Hospitals are legally obligated to treat all patients that present in their emergency room, causing long wait times and financial losses due to overuse and poor reimbursement of these services. The assumption…
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